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  1. The Web of Athenaeus

    The Web of Athenaeus [Paperback]

    Christian Jacob (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9780674073289
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    In The Web of Athenaeus, Christian Jacob produces a completely fresh and unique reading of Athenaeus's Sophists at Dinner (ca. 200 ce). Jacob provides the reader with a map and a compass to navigate the unfathomable number of inte... .... Learn More
  2. Plato Republic Books 1-5

    Plato Republic Books 1-5 [Hardback]

    C. Emlyn-Jones (Editor); William Preddy (Editor)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674996502
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: LOEB
    Volume: 237
    Plato of Athens laid the foundations of the Western philosophical tradition and in range and depth ranks among its greatest practitioners. Traditionally ascribed to Plato are thirty-six dialogues developing Socrates' dialectic met... .... Learn More
  3. Plato Republic Books 6 -10

    Plato Republic Books 6 -10 [Hardback]

    C. Emlyn-Jones (Editor); William Preddy (Editor)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674996519
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: LOEB
    Volume: 276
    Plato of Athens laid the foundations of the Western philosophical tradition and in range and depth ranks among its greatest practitioners. Traditionally ascribed to Plato are thirty-six dialogues developing Socrates' dialectic met... .... Learn More
  4. Menander in Antiquity

    Menander in Antiquity: The Contexts of Reception [Hardback]

    Sebastiana Nervegna (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781107004221
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The comic playwright Menander was one of the most popular writers throughout antiquity. This book reconstructs his life and the legacy of his work until the end of antiquity employing a broad range of sources such as portraits, il... .... Learn More
  5. Homeric Durability

    Homeric Durability: Telling Time in the Iliad [Paperback]

    Lorenzo F. Garcia (Author)

    £16.95

    ISBN: 9780674073234
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    In Homeric Durability, Lorenzo F. Garcia, Jr., investigates the concept of time and temporality in Homeric epic by studying the semantics of “durability” and “decay”: namely, the ability of an entity to wit... .... Learn More
  6. The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey

    The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey [Hardback]

    Egbert J. Bakker (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780521111201
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem. It aims to place the cultural practices represented in the poem against the background of the (a... .... Learn More
  7. Greek Comedy and the Discourse of Genres

    Greek Comedy and the Discourse of Genres [Hardback]

    Emmanuela Bakola (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107033313
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Recent scholarship has acknowledged that the intertextual discourse of ancient comedy with previous and contemporary literary traditions is not limited to tragedy. This book is a timely response to the more sophisticated and theor... .... Learn More
  8. Thalia Delighting in Song

    Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry [Paperback]

    Emmet I. Robbins (Author); Bonnie MacLachlan (Editor)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781442613430
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Emmet I. Robbins earned an international reputation as a scholar of ancient Greek poetry, possessing a broad cultural background and a command of many languages that allowed him to present sensitive and informed readings of poets ... .... Learn More
  9. Euripides: Electra

    Euripides: Electra [Paperback]

    M. J. Cropp (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781908343697
    Published by : Aris & Phillips
    Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts
    King Agamemnon is long dead and his killers rule at Argos. Orestes returns from exile to avenge his father by killing his mother Clytemnestra and her seducer Aegisthus. His vengeance will release his sister Electra from oppression... .... Learn More
  10. Greek and Roman Consolations

    Greek and Roman Consolations: Eight studies of a tradition and its afterlife [Hardback]

    H. Baltussen (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781905125562
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    In the Ancient World death came – on average - at a far earlier age than in today’s West, and without the authoritative warnings given by modern medicine. Consolation for the trauma of loss had, accordingly, a more pro... .... Learn More

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